•When you're suffering from a cold and you've got kids, resting sometimes just isn't an option. To keep you going during the day and let you sleep at night, choose an OTC cold relief medication with separate day and night formulations; and be sure to drink as much water as possible.
•The family health care team includes parents and caregivers, and a group of health care professionals, each providing services depending on the client's needs, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, speech therapy, recreational therapy, medical, nutrition, nursing and other specialists.
•All children can benefit from appropriate sensory experiences. For children who have sensory integration disorder, the world can be a scary and challenging place. Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD), sometimes referred to as Sensory Integration Disorder affects approximately 5% of the school age population. Children with SPD may have difficulty learning and performing everyday activities including: eating, dressing, receiving a hug, or sliding down a slide. These children have an inability to correctly interpret sensory information that our bodies receive through touch, taste, smell, seeing and hearing. While there are many ways to support your child with a Sensory Processing Disorder, typically the first step is to get a thorough evaluation from an Occupational Therapist (OT).
•Collecting family recipes represents more than delicious food ideas. They can reflect bygone eras and become a legacy from past generations.
•To provide, your child with the most stimulating environment possible, it's important to understand speech-sound disorders. With this knowledge and speech therapy, you will be able to find the best ways to help your child learn.
•Health comes from a balance of work, play and leisure. In balance, they renew energy to meet daily challenges, promote satisfaction in life, and bring a sense of well-being.
•Motherhood and maternity - there is no more magical moment than when a newborn baby is laid in a mother's arms. What was for many months a dream and a mystery is now a miraculous new person. Health care for Women
•Childhood is often thought of as being one of the happiest times in a person's life - a time where a carefree attitude and a worry-free life provide the environment in which a child grows and develops. For youngsters with childhood disorders, however, this isn't always the case.
•Everyone is looking for a diet that is going to help them be successful in improving their health. Let's review the essential of a healthy diet that is heart-healthy and can help decrease the risk of many diseases by incorporating healthy eating habits into your family life.
•Ingredents for healthy family nutrition include vegetables and fruits, grains, dairy, and meats or nuts. These four main food groups will provide a healthy diet and the bulk of nutritional needs for a family.
•A food allergy is an immune system response to a food that the body perceives as harmful. Although an individual could be allergic to any food, such as fruits, vegetables, and meats, there are eight foods that account for 90% of all food allergies.
•Health-fitness explains the importance of a balanced fitness program and how to modify existing fitness programs to enable parents and children with disabilities to participate.
•Family pet care - Pets bring acceptance and love. Pets don't care how we look or even how we act; they love us unconditionally. Pets pay little attention to age or physical ability, but accept people as they are. For people who are in difficult life situations, pets can be of special benefit, as pets can offer entertainment, purpose, comfort and distraction from pain and infirmity.
•Are you having trouble finding effective ways to overcome your fears and anxieties. When your fears and depression have the best of you, it is easy to feel that things will not get any better. The best treatment to overcome your persistent fears is to find those coping skills that effectively manage the fear.
•Support groups are made up of people with common interests and experiences. People who have been through, or are going through, a similar circumstance can do more than sympathize with you — they can relate to what you are going through and keep you from feeling like you are alone.
•Bullying is an issue of great concern for both parents and children in today's society. It is not, as some would say, "normal behavior" or "the right of passage". In American schools and communities bullying has reached epidemic proportions. Its devastating scars affect the lives of children for years to come. Today, many children and adults are being taught self defense.
•Self actualization manifests qualities such as independence, autonomy, an ability to resist outside pressures and a general transcendence of the environment rather than simply coping with it.